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Keep up with campus alerts during inclement weather

Even when it’s unseasonably warm, Texas weather can change in an instant. When conditions warrant closing or delays, SMU has procedures in place to ensure that students, faculty and staff know where to go for information. As soon as a … Continue reading

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Four student projects win recognition (and $5,000) in SMU’s 2015 Big iDeas Business Plan Competition

Four student teams combined winning pitches with solid business plans to earn $5,000 startup grants for their projects through SMU’s Big iDeas program on Jan. 30, 2015. The four winning teams were chosen from a business plan competition featuring the winners of the Big iDeas Pitch Competition, … Continue reading

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No means no: SMU study shows that teen girls report less sexual victimization after virtual-reality assertiveness training

Teen girls were less likely to report being sexually victimized after learning to assertively resist unwanted sexual overtures and practicing resistance in a realistic virtual environment, according to a new SMU-led study. The effects persisted over a three-month period following the … Continue reading

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Artist collective Complex Movements, Public Theater’s Lear deBessonet win 2015 Meadows Prize

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts has announced the recipients of its 6th annual Meadows Prize arts residency: the Detroit-based artist collective Complex Movements and Lear deBessonet, director of The Public Theater’s Public Works program in New York City. The Meadows Prize is … Continue reading

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Cox MBA Finance Program ranked in top 10 globally for 2015

The SMU Cox School of Business graduate finance program is ranked No. 10 in the newly released Financial Times Global MBA 2015 rankings. Cox is the only business school in Texas to make it into the publication’s specialty rankings this year. … Continue reading

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SMUSA loves Seuss: 2015 Valentine’s Day Luncheon celebrates the good Doctor on Friday, Feb. 13

The SMU Staff Association will share its love for all things Seuss at its annual Valentine’s Day Luncheon. The event takes place noon-1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 in the Taubman Atrium, Owen Arts Center. The event also celebrates the birthday of Theodor Seuss … Continue reading

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Two SMU Ph.D. graduates serve as co-editors of new book on ‘the moral science’ of economics

Three distinguished Texas economists – two of whom received their Ph.D. degrees from SMU – have collaborated on a new collection of the writings of a prominent scholar of the moral and ethical dimensions of economic thought. Economics: From the Dismal Science to the Moral … Continue reading

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SMU receives Top 25 rankings in Princeton Review’s 2015 “Colleges That Pay You Back”

SMU has been named one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking outstanding career preparation and networking opportunities, according to The Princeton Review. The University placed #6 among the Top 25 Best Schools for Internships and #18 among Top 25 … Continue reading

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Nomination deadline for Staff Recognition, Loretta O’Reilly Hawkins Awards extended to Feb. 6, 2015

UPDATE: The SMU Staff Association has announced an extension of the deadline for staff award nominations to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Originally published Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. The SMU Staff Association is accepting nominations for the 2014 Presidential Staff … Continue reading

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SMU urges flu shots and other preventive measures

SMU health officials remind students, faculty and staff to take precautions against the flu and help prevent its spread by getting a flu shot. Potentially severe flu season According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, cases of influenza are expected … Continue reading

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